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St. Pete man dies after jump from Sunshine Skyway


A St. Petersburg man died Monday night after jumping off the Sunshine Skyway bridge.

A witness told Hillsborough County deputies that Philip A. Elbs, 52, drove to the center span around 7 p.m., parked his vehicle in the southbound lane, then walked to the rail and jumped.

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officials recovered the body.